5.1.11 Nitroimidazole derivatives

Alcohol should be avoided for 72 hours after tinidazole and at least 48 hours after metronidazole treatment, because of the possibility of a disulfiram-like reaction (flushing, abdominal cramps, vomiting, tachycardia).

Metronidazole
  • Tablets 200mg, 400mg (£1.83, £5.47 = 21 tablets)
  • Suspension 200mg/5ml (£35.22 = 100ml)
  • Suppositories 500mg, 1g (£15.18, £23.06 = 10)
  • Intravenous infusion 100mg/20ml, 500mg/100ml

Indications

Tinidazole
  • Tablets 500mg (£11.04 = 16 tablets)

Indications

 

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